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Leslie James "Red" Brownell
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1921
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2012
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA

Leslie J. "Red" Brownell

Leslie J. "Red" Brownell, 91, of DuBois, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the DuBois Nursing Home in DuBois.

He was born Oct. 11, 1921, in DuBois, a son of the late Henry and Carrie Buritt Brownell. He was married to Elise Hutchins Brownell Oct 28, 1945, she passed away Nov. 12, 2003.

Red was a 1941 graduate of DuBois High School and then went on to Williamsport Technical School. He was formerly employed with Airplane and Marine Instruments of Hyde, Jeffers Electronics for 23 years and Fishel Hobby Center. He also was a self-employed electronics repair man. He attended Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene and was involved with the DuBois Historical Society.

He is survived by his two children, daughter and her husband of Falls Creek and son and his wife of DuBois. In addition to his children he is survived by four grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren,two step-greatchildren and one step great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three sisters: Doris Cole, Betty Castle and Leona Boring; three brothers; Gilbert, Wilfred and Paul Brownell; and a great-grandchild, Sky Wilson. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Mohney-Yarger Funeral Chapel Inc of DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel with Rev. Kevin Bockus officiating. Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park in Reynoldsville.

Memorial donations may be made to the DuBois Historical Society, 30 W. Long Ave, DuBois, PA, 15801, or Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene, 569 Forsyth Road, DuBois, PA 15801.

Published by The Courier Express, DuBois, Pennsylvania 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Larrison Brownell (1885 - 1967)
  Carrie Eva Burritt Brownell (1891 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie Olena Hutchins Brownell (1926 - 2003)
 
 Siblings:
  Leona A. Brownell Boring (1909 - 1957)*
  Gilbert Leroy Brownell (1913 - 1976)*
  Infant Daughter Brownell (1916 - 1916)*
  Wilfred Emerson Brownell (1918 - 1987)*
  Herbert E. Brownell (1920 - 1920)*
  Leslie James Brownell (1921 - 2012)
  Elizabeth M Brownell Castle (1924 - 1998)*
  Paul Simpson Brownell (1926 - 2004)*
  Doris May Bodie Brownell Cole (1928 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Leslie J.
1921 -
Together Forever
Brownell
 
Burial:
Lakelawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Reynoldsville
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Marie
Record added: Mar 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106201964
Leslie James Red Brownell
Added by: Marie
 
Leslie James Red Brownell
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- Marie
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
Rest in peace.
- Diane Pedersen
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013
 
 
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